Greatest Football Player of all Time

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    Greatest Football Player of all Time

    In my opinion, the greatest footbal player of all time was #34 Walter Payton. I think he was the prototype football player who did everything well. Not only is he unquestionably one of the best runners of all time, he could block better than any runningback I've ever seen. He also had that toughness that allowed him to navagate his entire career without major injury, starting all but (I think) one game.

    But the main thing was his incredible work ethic, character, and soft spoken humble personality that has so endeared me to him. Now one of my prize posessions is a Walter Payton autograghed mini-helmet which is proudly displayed on top of my TV.

    Who would you pick as the greatest ever?

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    [FONT="Arial Black"]TONY ROMO!!!!!!

    GO COWBOYS!!!!!
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    Re: Greatest Football Player of all Time

    OK...just kidding

    Emmitt Smith

    ALL TIME LEADING RUSHER

    3 SUPERBOWLS

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    Pele...

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    Toss up between Joe Montana, or Jerry Rice.....

    Walter Payton was a good one though..

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    I thought of Walter Payton before I opened the thread. Montana and Rice are very good choices as well. Although I don't like the fact that he was juiced, was there a more dominating defensive player than LT?

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    Its gotta be Sir Bobby Charlton, Now thats what you call a football player! :thumbup

    What you call Football in America is actually Rugby but with protective armour !!!

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    :thumbupJoe Montana! 4 Superbowls, 3 MVP's, 8 time Pro bowl!:thumbup

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    Re: Greatest Football Player of all Time

    Ladies and gentlemen, I implore you. Have you forgotten about the one, the only......."The Ultimate Weapon" himself??

    Randall Cunningham.....

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    Ladies and gentlemen, I implore you. Have you forgotten about the one, the only......."The Ultimate Weapon" himself??

    Randall Cunningham.....
    WHO???.... ...

    NFL, not CFL...LOL!

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    Mojo-Fett said: View Post
    Pele...
    Totally!

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    Damon Allen...CFL Baby, our balls are bigger, field is wider and get it done in 3 downs.

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    If we count the CFL, we might as well throw in Tecmo Super Bowl. Bo Jackson baby, and it's not even close!

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    Reggie White.





    NO, Im not a Packers fan.

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    "OK.....Mike Ditka vs. the entire NFL?"

    "Ditka."
    "Ditka."
    "Definatetly Ditka".

    Oh, how I miss the old SNL days.

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    Re: Greatest Football Player of all Time

    dengar99 said: View Post
    If we count the CFL, we might as well throw in Tecmo Super Bowl. Bo Jackson baby, and it's not even close!

    FYI...the first American style football game was played in Toronto in 1861. And Damon Allen holds the all time professional football record for passing yards 72 000+, surpassing another great former CFLer Warren Moon. I have more respect for some one who plays for the love of the game, not to become a Millionaire.

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    Jim Brown-When he played he was a man amongst boys. Others may have surpased his numbers, but few if any have surpased his game dominating talent.

    James Nathaniel Brown. Browns' No. 1 draft pick, 1957. . .Awesome runner, led NFL rushers eight years. . .All-NFL eight of nine years. . .NFL's Most Valuable Player, 1957, 1958, 1965. . . Rookie of the Year, 1957. . . Played in nine straight Pro Bowls. . .Career marks: 12,312 yards rushing, 262 receptions, 15,459 combined net yards, 756 points scored. . .Born February 17, 1936, in St. Simons, Georgia.

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    Re: Greatest Football Player of all Time

    for me it would have to be John Riggins (Washington Redskins) Hershal walker and since were talking about all football from all Countries... Glen Hoddle ( Tottenham Hotspur ) I was born in the UK (Barnet) and moved to the States 12 years ago.

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    Re: Greatest Football Player of all Time

    You guys are spelling the all time NFL players name wrong. It's F.A.V.R.E. No problem, we all make mistakes

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    Spideyfett said: View Post
    Toss up between Joe Montana, or Jerry Rice.....
    Good call

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    barry sanders the man had ball bearings for knees he did it all and with the worst team in the nfl ( and i hate the lions )

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    That's an extremely tough call in all ways but I'll agree with SpideyFett on this one.....Montana and Rice. Nothing but class. No silly end zone antics or smack talking.....How many records does the old # 80 have??! There are and have been other QB's who look cool as ice in that pocket, but Joe was a Field General. The coolest of cool. The best player (s) shouldn't be judged on mere stats. There are those "intangables" to consider too.

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    Tom Brady. The Patriots are a dynasty. I don't have much knowledge of players from years ago..but I think Brady has a very bright future!!

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